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Skin Ulcer

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Skin Ulcer, Skin Erosion, Skin Ulceration, Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Ulceration

  • Definitions
  1. Skin Erosion
    1. Focal, superficial epidermal loss
    2. Heals without scarring
  2. Skin Ulceration
    1. Focal loss of Epidermis and Dermis
    2. Ulcers heal with scar formation
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Erosion
  • References
  1. Jhun and DeClerck in Herbert (2015) EM:Rap 15(8): 19-20